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Music Theory I NEW VERSION 2019FA

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
MUS 121 Music Theory I NEW VERSION 2019FA Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: DMA 080 Local Requirement or MUS 111 Local Requirement or MAT 003 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2018

This course provides an introduction to the musical elements of melody, rhythm, and harmony. Emphasis is placed upon the interaction of these elements through fundamental analysis and an introduction to part writing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of melodic voice leading, rhythmic functions within simple and compound meters, and simple harmonic progressions. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: MAT-080 or DMA-060 and DMA-070 and DMA-080 or MUS-111 and RED-090

2014FA - Adjusted Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098 and Removed MAT 080

2015FA- Adjusted Local Prereq; DMA-080 and DRE-098 or MUS-111

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add MAT 003

2019FA – New Course Version (S25120)


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)